Island Vacation

Posted on Oct. 21, 2019
San Juan Island in the Fall

It’s Autumn on San Juan Island. The hustle and bustle of Summer has subsided. The isle has returned to its slower, calmer pace. Watch wintering seabirds, otters and sea lions from deserted beachesRead More »

Posted on Oct. 7, 2019
Friday Harbor Film Festival

On the last weekend in October the quaint former fishing village of Friday Harbor on San Juan Island magically transforms into a Pacific Northwest mini Cannes. Now in its seventh year, the acclaimed Friday Harbor Film Festival shows over 30 feature length documentaries from the Pacific Rim and Beyond, over 20 shorts as well as an array of student films in five venues all over completely walkable Friday HarborRead More »

Posted on Sep. 23, 2019
San Juan Safaris - Whale

Fall is my favorite season on San Juan Island. The warm days and crisp nights, the colors of the leaves turning, whale watching with San Juan Safaris and all the activities surrounding food, Fall and art the isle has to offer. Having German heritage, I’m also an Oktoberfest connoisseur and let me tell you, San Juan Island Brewing’s Oktoberfest on October 12, is an affair not to be missed. So come on up for an unforgettable Fall weekend getaway. Here is your itinerary:Read More »

Posted on Aug. 12, 2019
Packing Tips for your San Juan Island Getaway

Your San Juan Island escape, your first time to see Orcas, your romantic getaway or Summer family vacation is finally on the books. You’ve made your hotel, ferry and whale watching reservations. You’re planning one really fancy dinner. You’re checking the weather daily. The forecast keeps changing. What on earth are you going to pack?Read More »

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